The Independent

2017-2018 Staff

Noemi Orrantia

Noemi is a junior at Glenbard South this year and a writer for The Independent. This is her first year on staff. In addition, she plays saxphone in the Glenbard South symphonic band.

Kathy Yun

Kathy is a senior at Glenbard South this year. She is writing for the Bottom Line section of The Independent this year. She is also involved in french club, and she enjoys playing golf and ice skating in her free time.

Olivia Kempfe

I’m a writer for nation. I enjoy writing for the newspaper and participating in school activities. 

Patrick Poirier

Patrick is a senior at Glenbard South and the photography editor for The Independent. Additionally, he is the editor for the Lenses section. Patrick is also the president and founder of Fashion Club, while also involved in clubs...

Nicole Campbell

Nicole is a senior at Glenbard South and the editor for the Bottom Line section of The Independent. Nicole is very active in the Raider community, participating in clubs such as NHS and Link Crew. She is on the Glenbard South va...

Habiba Ishtiaq

Habiba is a senior at Glenbard South and a writer for The Independent. In addition to her work on the newspaper staff, Habiba also is involved in NHS, MSA, and Yearbook. In her free-time, Habiba likes to read.

Greg Kozlick

Greg is a senior at Glenbard South and the editor of the Sports section of The Independent. In addition to the work he does for the newspaper, Greg also participates in Natural Helpers and Yearbook. Greg competes on both the...

Natalia Santis

Natalia is a senior at Glenbard South and an editor for The Independent. In addition to her work on the newspaper staff, Natalia is a member of Model UN and scholastic bowl. Additionally, she is also in the music department, specific...

Alec Steiger

Alec is a junior at Glenbard South and one of the anchors for the weekly announcements. In addition to his work on the newspaper staff, Alec is involved in Spanish club. He is on both the soccer and the track team at Glenbard...

Milivoj Plavsic

Milivoj is a junior at Glenbard South and one of the anchors featured in the weekly announcements. In addition to his work on the newspaper staff, Milivoj is on the track team at South, and is a member of Link Crew. In his free-time,...

Michaela Reif

Michaela is a senior at Glenbard South and an editor for The Independent. Michaela is very involved in the Raider community, participating in clubs such as Student Council, Key Club, Food 4 Kids, Mock Trial and more. In her f...

Marisa Klayum

Marisa is a junior at Glenbard South and a photographer for The Independent. In addition to working on the newspaper staff, Marisa is involved in swim team, and has a part-time job. In her free time, Marisa likes to make art...

Maggie Loversky

Maggie is a senior at Glenbard South and the co-editor-in-chief of The Independent. She is also the editor for the Scoop and Cutting Edge sections. Maggie is on the tennis team at Glenbard South, and works as a camp counselo...

Noah Brewer

Noah is a junior at Glenbard South and a photographer for The Independent. Additionally, Noah is involved in the music department, specifically the symphonic and jazz bands. In his free-time, Noah enjoys making art and play...

Olivia Bachar

I am a Co-News Editor on the 2019-2020 Independent this year. I enjoy theatre,  Marvel movies, and playing with my dog Winnie.  

Sabine Kempfe

Sabine is a senior at Glenbard South and the co-editor-in-chief of The Independent. She is also the editor for the Nation section, and the editor for the weekly video announcements. In addition to her work on the newspaper staff, S...

Tristan Arlos

Tristan is a senior at Glenbard South and a cartoonist for The Independent. In addition to his work on the newspaper staff, Tristan is involved in Amine Club. In his free time, Tristan likes to draw, sing, and write.

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